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World Bank report highlights Dominican youth employment program

Santo Domingo.– A youth-at-risk oriented program which combined classroom training and in the workplace through internships, proved to have impact on reducing teen pregnancy, gang membership, violence and other risky behaviors , according to the World Bank.

Since 2008 the Youth and Employment Program (JPE) of the Labor Ministry  received funds through a World Bank project, and has included more than 41,000 at-risk youth throughout the country.

Under the project, the Labor Ministry conducted a temporary employment program called Santiago Works, which employed and trained 4,000 poor people in the country’s Northern called Cibao. These programs are implemented in coordination with the National Institute of Technical Training (INFOTEP), private training centers and civil society.

Source: DT

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Last updated December 10, 2016 at 11:35 PM
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